The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs Topics for Discussion

Patricia McConnell
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What, according to the author, would be the best series of behaviors on an owners' part to discourage a dog from jumping into the owner's lap?

What are the general rules laid out for owners vocalizing to their dogs? This would include words said, pitch, tone, and volume.

What steps should a potential owner take in deciding upon a particular dog to own?

What is paedomorphism? How does it apply to the relationship between owner and dog?

What are the disadvantages of engaging in "wrestling" or "play fighting" with a dog, and why should it be discouraged in general?

How can a "body block" be used by an owner to train a dog? In what circumstances should a body block be considered?

What precautions should be taken with an unfamiliar dog? What are the signs of aggression one should look for in a dog...

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